USPS-IT Developer/Engineer VII, Secret w/SSBI or Top Secret Clearance|Tier II in Alexandria, VA at GDH

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

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Job Description


The successful candidate will participate in a team environment supporting a U.S. Government contract that provides personnel security management to DOD. The position involves the creation of new applications as well as modifications to existing applications. The candidate will need strong enterprise design skills and experience in a Java based environment, including web services. Ability to work in contractor's environment, occasionally. Use of agile methodology.

• Lead agile team members to develop high quality code and software applications
• Lead development, testing, and debugging code and software applications of a high complexity
• Lead developers in troubleshooting and resolving defects in production code and software applications
• Collaborate with agile team to problem-solve for projects and clients
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, including leading large teams
• Ability to work with and mentor Jr and Mid developers as needed
• Ability to develop consulting skills

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in an engineering or computer field; Five or more years of software development experience, including experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle. Must have experience developing and testing Java applications. Experience of performance tuning is a plus. Experience with relational databases, Web application development, and Web technologies are required. Knowledge of Object Oriented design principles, MVC concepts, and data and object models are also required.

Agile skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; Demonstrated ability to work within deadlines and schedules; Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and workloads; Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn emerging technologies; Demonstrated ability to handle direct customer interaction professionally.


• Current DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance (based on SSBI investigation)

• Software development experience including Java/J2EE custom application coding, testing and deployment skills, web services and development of service-oriented applications

• Highly proficient in application development utilizing Windows and Linux/UNIX scripting, Java/J2EE object-oriented code, and related technologies
• Experience with Oracle Weblogic and RedHat JBOSS Application Servers
• Experience leading small, functional application development teams
• Highly proficient with application development with relational database technologies
• Highly proficient with application development and development support tools such as Eclipse, IntelliJ, Git, Jira, Junit, Selenium and/or other similar tools
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment
• Experience with web frontend application technologies including HTML, XHTML and Dynamic HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML, AJAX, Web 2.0
• Experience with web application frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, JSF with wide portfolio of software development applications, environments and languages, such as Linux, Servlets, JSP, PHP, etc.

• Strong verbal and written communications. Self-managing and team player, works efficiently with little supervision, and willingness to learn/utilize new technologies and process.
• This position requires the ability to obtain/maintain a US government security clearance